Set your goals

Why you need to set your goals for 2018

If you really want to accomplish things in 2018, forget the resolutions about things you don’t really want to do and take a run at setting some really good goals around things you do! Before the holidays we talked about the value of creating a personal vision statement for your life. Going through this process […]

Legacy

Why you should write your own retirement speech TODAY

My 13-year-old nephew, when he was a bit younger, was famous for asking interesting, open-ended questions. Perhaps he’ll be a great coach, one day! One of those questions that stuck with me was, “Uncle Patrick, if you could have any superpower, what would it be?” My answer was that I’d like the power to go […]

Why you need to master daily tasks to achieve big goals

Why you need to master daily tasks to achieve big goals

Anyone who knows me knows I’m a big list writer. I always have been. Perhaps because I’ve always had a pretty bad memory but also because I’m a planner — I need to know how I’m going to get from here to there. If I don’t have a list, I get overwhelmed by the details […]

motivate your team

How to motivate your team to improve performance

A smooth, dynamic team that delivers results doesn’t happen by coincidence. Even if you already have an awesome team, knowing how to really get the best from them can be a challenge. Here’s a refresher with some helpful tips to make sure that you’re motivating your team without the headache. Step 1: Learn their “why” […]